In today’s episode David and Scott discuss the highest paid surfers of 2016, recap the Pipe Masters & the Nazare Challenge, and Scott dissects a recent altercation he had in the lineup and reevaluates his entire intention as a surfer. We’re ending 2016 with some deep talk We hope you enjoy!
Congrats to 2016 Pipe Master, Michel Bourez.
Kanoa edges past Kelly to make his first final of 2016.
JJF wins the 2016 Triple Crown, his 3rd!
LAYDAYS AND CHRISTMAS DAY ON THE NORTH SHORE
JJF stomps the largest ever alley oop.
Kelly puts together one of the best combos we’ve ever seen.
Thank you everyone for all the support this week and throughout a long competitive year of highs and lows. Congrats to @bourezmichel and @kanoaigarashi for a great finish at the #PipeMasters yesterday. Congrats to @john_john_florence for winning the TripleCrown again. And a huge congrats to @jamie_mitcho for winning the @WSL BWWT event at Nazare a few hours ago! Thanks @peterkingphoto for this clip from the other morning when i managed to sneak a couple gems in an otherwise messy lineup before it blew out. @firewiresurfboards @slaterdesigns @outerknown @kswaveco @purps @gopro
Kelly free surfing Ehukai
THE NAZARE CHALLENGE
Congrats to Jamie Mitchell for winning one of the most hectic surf events ever. Link to Jed Smith’s recap of the event.
THE STAB 2016 RICH LIST
These numbers represent their approximate earnings (endorsements and contest winnings) for 2016.
- John John Florence = $6 million
- Gabriel Medina = $5.5 million
- Jordy Smith = $3 million
- Mick Fanning = $2.8 million
- Kolohe Andino = $2.6 million
- Julian Wilson = $2.3 million
- Filipe Toledo = $1.6 million
- Stephanie Gilmore = $1.4 million
- Carissa Moore = $1.12 million
- Jack Freestone = $1 million
Damien Hobgood for catching more memorable waves off Tour than he did on Tour.
Stab’s first installment of “Culture Shifters” featuring Facebook’s Creative Director, Scott Trattner. Click here to watch the video.